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IIRC: International round-table on the changing landscape of corporate reporting

September 14, 2012


You are invited to an international media round table to hear investor and global business perspectives on <IR> and the changing landscape of corporate reporting. To mark a year since the International Integrated Reporting Council commenced its Pilot Programme to galvanise this evolution in corporate reporting, over 100 representatives from their Pilot Programme are coming together for a closed conference.  <IR> is anticipated to bring sweeping changes to corporate reporting and the IIRC is hosting a media round table to discuss how these changes will impact stakeholders. 


The participants attending the media roundtable hosted by IIRC, from DWS Investment GmbH, KPMG and BNDES will address the following topics:


  1. What does <IR> mean for stakeholders?
  2. What are the likely impacts of <IR> on organisational strategy, opportunities, governance, culture and performance measurements?
  3. How will the new approach impact the behaviour of individuals, organisations and markets?


Where: Hermitage Museum Amsterdam, Amstel 51, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Time: 17.00-18.45 Central European Summer Time


Date:  18 September 2012




  • 17.00-17.45: Integrated Reporting Masterclass for Media – hosted by Paul Druckman, Chief Executive, IIRC
  • 18.00-18.45: Media roundtable with Q&A time
  • 19.00 -21.30: journalists invited to join all conference delegates for a private viewing and walking dinner.+4407972116102 E: or Caroline Baldwin M: +31622242727 E: to reserve your place or receive dial in details.



*** For those attending, please contact us for information on one-to-one interviews.


***Journalists not able to attend in person may dial into the international teleconference conference facilities. Please register for your toll free number and media pack***



Media roundtable speakers:


Paul Druckman is Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Paul is well known and respected in business and in the accounting profession worldwide. Following an entrepreneurial career in the software industry, Paul operated as a non‐executive chairman and director for companies in a variety of sectors until taking over this post. Formerly a Director of the UK Financial Reporting Council; member of the City Takeover Panel; and President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). His high profile work on sustainability matters has included chairing The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) Executive Board and the FEE Sustainability Group.


Vânia Maria da Costa Borgerth is Special Advisor for Corporate Reporting and Corporate Governance to the CEO of BNDES (Brazilian Development Bank), having been their Head Accountant, Investor Relations Officer and Financial Analyst. Vânia was responsible for their implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard and is now responsible for their participation in IIRC Pilot Programme. Vânia is a member of the Brazilian Delegation at ISAR (United Nations Group of International Specialist on Accounting Reporting) and was appointed the Brazilian Representative of the Consultative Advisory Group of IAASB (International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board) in 2010.  She is a Lecturer for MBA and LLM Programmes at IBMEC Business School in Rio de Janeiro and is the author of the book "Understanding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act". 


David Matthews has been a KPMG partner since 1996. An auditor by background, his experience includes IPOs, transaction related and other advice, and investigations and has a strong interest in the role of <IR>.  David is a member of the IIRC Working Group, has previously been head of audit for KPMG’s Consumer and Industrial Markets group, head of Accounting and Advisory Services group and head of Drinks sector. He is currently Head of Quality and Risk Management and a member of the Board of KPMG LLP. He is a member of Council and the Technical Strategy Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a member of Tomorrows Company’s Good Governance Forum.  


Susana Penerrubia Susana Peñarubia Fraguas is a Senior investment manager focusing on European Equities –ESG Funds: Frankfurt. Joined DWS in 2001 after 5 years of experience as sales person for multi-product fixed income sales at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, as sales person at Hypovereinsbank and as head of finance and administrative department at Picker Imaging España S.A. Master's degree ("Licenciada en Económicas") in economics from Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid; additional studies at the Leeds Polytechnic (UK), Fachhochschule für Wirtschaft (Pforzheim) and Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft (Frankfurt). Dresdner Bank Training Program, INSEAD (Fontainebleau). Fluent in Spanish, English, German and Portuguese. She was awarded by Institutional Investor Magazine as  “Best of European Buy side Analyst” in the year 2005 and 2006. Furthermore, in 2010 and 2011 she was recorded in the 75 so called “TopGun” most influential Buy side specialists in Europe. Since  2006, she is a Lecturer for Master MEMFI (Master en Mercados Financieros Internacionales) at UNED in Spain.